Fireside Chat | Cheryl Broetje of Broetje Orchards | Come as Strangers. Leave as Friends. (Episode 13)

In this quarter’s live Fireside Chat, Cheryl Broetje of Broetje Orchards in Pasco talks about starting and running the Orchard, the challenges they’ve had, and the community they’ve created.

Vanessa Cozza interviewed Cheryl Broetje. Vanessa is an English professor at WSU Tri-Cities and the chair of the Community Development Committee at Fuse, which puts on these Fireside Chat events.

The live event was January 17, 2018. It was sponsored by Richland Rotary, sponsored and catered by CG Public House, and recorded at Collegium Cafe.

You can check out Broetje Orchards at  And be sure to visit Collegium Cafe, where their motto is “Come as strangers. Leave as friends.” It’s a beautiful place.

If you are in the area and would like to attend a Fireside Chat, check out Fuse’s facebook page. They do sell out quickly, so get those tickets early!

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